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"Magnus Is One Of My Favorites" – Fred Van Lente On Wrapping Up The Story

Today's writer-to-writer interview is a threesome. Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, writers of KING: Flash Gordon #2, talk with Fred Van Lente about Magnus: Robot Fighter #12, both on sale March 11th. We'll have the flip to this later in the week. Cover art by Jonathon Lau and Cory Smith. BEN ACKER & BEN BLACKER: […]


Fred Van Lente Talks The End Of Magnus: Robot Fighter

When Dynamite relaunched the Gold Key characters into their own comics, Fred Van Lente was giving the reins to Magnus: Robot Fighter. Now with the twelfth issue coming up, the series will be ending. Byron Brewer spoke with Van Lente about the series and its conclusion. BYRON BREWER: Fred, my friend, I cannot believe Magnus […]


Dynamite's Gold Key Comics Coming In February

Here we have a first look at the covers and solicitations for Dynamite's Gold Key comics for February. And special note, these are the final issues for both Magnus: Robot Fighter and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #12 Cover: Jonathan Lau Writer: Fred Van Lente Art: Joseph Cooper FINAL ISSUE! Magnus battles THE BASILISK, an unstoppable […]

First Look At Covers And Solicitations For Dynamite's Gold Key Characters

Here we have a first look at the covers and solicitations for January's new Gold Key comics from Dynamite. Magnus: Robot Hunter by Fred Van Lente and Roberto Castro, Solar: Man of the Atom by Frank J. Barbiere and Jonathan Lau and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter by Greg Pak and Mirko Colak. MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #11 […]

Exclusive Extended Previews Of Alice Cooper, Devilers, Flash Gordon And More

Here we have five exclusive extended previews for Dynamite comics in stores this week including Alice Cooper #2, Devilers #4 and Magnus: Robot Fighter #7. Alice Cooper #2: Joe Harris (w) Eman Casallos (a) David Mack (c) Alice Cooper has escaped the dark clutches of Lucius Black only to find himself in thrall to a […]

Exclusive First Looks At Magnus: Robot Fighter #7 And Turock: Dinosaur Hunter #8

With the final order cutoff coming up for these two Gold Key book from Dynamite, they have sent us an exclusive set of pages each to get readers excited and to have them ask their local retailers to order them a copy. Here we get Magnus: Robot Fighter #7 and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter #8. Other Dynamite titles with FOC's coming […]

Exclusive First Look At Dynamite's Gold Key Books For November

We have an exclusive first look at the covers and solicitations from Dynamite for their Gold Key books: Magnus: Robot Fighter, Solar: Man of the Atom and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. On the last one, Turok #0… we're basically just saying there is one coming as everything else is "classified". MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #9 Writer: Fred […]

Fred Van Lente Talks Magnus: Robot Fighter

Part of the Gold Key revival at Dynamite is Magnus: Robot Hunter. The rebirth of the character has been in the hands of Fred Van Lente. Now Byron Brewer talks with the writer about the future for the classic comic character. BYRON BREWER: Fred, of all the Gold Key Universe revivals (perhaps that is not […]


Turning The Gold Key – Review Of Turok, Magnus, Solar And Doctor Spektor

As long as I've been reading comics, someone has been trying to make comics based on the characters of Turok, Magnus, Solar and in some cases Doctor Spektor. There is something about these characters that make publishers want to give it a shot. Whether it was their original home at Gold Key, part of the […]

Free On Bleeding Cool – Magnus: Robot Fighter #4

Dynamite has both Magnus: Robot Fighter #5 and the special Magnus Robot Hunter #0 issue hitting comics shelves on Wednesday. Like with some of their other books shipping on July 9th, they've teamed up with Bleeding Cool to present the preceding issues to give readers a chance to catch up with the series before picking up the […]

Magnus Vs. Solar? Well At Least Barbiere Vs. Van Lente

We've seen our share of peer-to-peer interviews but today we have a real fun one. Out in shops today we have Magnus Robot Fighter #3 by Fred Van Lente and Solar: Man Of The Atom #2 by Frank Barbiere. Here we get to see them interview each other. You can see previews of both books […]


Chaos #1 Sells Out At 24,200 Goes To Second Print, As Does Magnus #1 – 3

Dynamite is telling us what we've been expecting to hear… Chaos #1 is going back to press for a second printing as the initial print run of 24,200 has sold out. The first of a six part story by Tim Seeley and Mirka Andolfo brings back the characters from Chaos Comics that were immensely popular […]

Zeroing In On Magnus: Robot Fighter – Van Lente Talks The Special Issue

Magnus: Robot Fighter is part of Dynamite's revival of the Gold Key characters along with Turok, Solar and Doctor Spektor. Fred Van Lente is at the helm of the series and unlike the other three titles, this one is getting a special #0 issue in honor of Dynamite's 10th Anniversary. BRYON BREWER: Fred, Magnus: Robot […]

Fred Van Lente's Writer Commentary On The New Magnus Robot Fighter #2

Fred Van Lente writes a lovely little writer's commentary on the recent relaunch from Dynamite, Magnus Robot Fighter #2… read his issue 1 commentary here first! Page 1: Continuing the Landmarks-of-North-America motif, the Correctional prison is housed in a replica of the Sears Tower in Chicago (or whatever corporate entity owns it now). Page 2: The idea that "bleep" evolved […]

Early Look At Flash Gordon #1 And Magnus: Robot Fighter #2

We've got some sneak peeks from the folks at Dynamite as they launch their new Flash Gordon series with Jeff Parker and Evan Shaner and continue the Magnus: Robot Fighter reboot with Fred Van Lente and Cory Smith. FLASH GORDON #1 Jeff Parker (w) Evan Shaner (a) Gabriel Hardman, Jonathan Case, Declan Shalvey, Marc Laming (c) FC • […]